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Birmingham Canal Museum Do we need one can we get one? Have a look and complete the survey to give your views. If you are organizing a UK canal or river event that you would like added to this list please let me know.

Today's Featured Waterway Photo

Bishopthorpe Bishop's palace
For more information see River Ouse (Yorkshire).

The Boat Listing is now hosted by CanalPlanAC. Please update your Favourites/Bookmarks to http://canalplan.org.uk/boats/

For more information about the Boat Listing see About the Boat Listing

If you are a newcomer to the subject, or this web site, you may want to start with my Introduction pages. These give an introduction to this website, the UK Waterways System, its history and to inland boating on canals or rivers.

Escape from Microsoft - my experiences with Linux.

Now it's easier to buy on-line when you

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Books, videos, DVDs and links to other canal shopping sites.

For non-waterway travel photographs see www.jim-shead.net

I am also webmaster for the following waterways sites Railway & Canal Historical Society
The Association of Nene River Clubs
House of York

All about the Inland Waterways Association (IWA) click here

Quote of the day No 61

Wednesday 23 July 2014

Although the inland waterways still flow through or near a number of cities and towns and villages across the land they do not enmesh you and your craft in the snarls of traffic on flyovers, roundabouts and shopping centres, nor grind you to a halt in noisy, teeming railway termini after a tour of back-door slum districts. You will be agreeably surprised at the way waterways tend to avoid congested conurbations, ribbon developments, power plants, industrial estates and other conglomerations of this technological age. Well over nine-tenths of the canals and rivers wander peacefully through a remote countryside on winding courses bordered by meadows and fields, pretty flowers and bird-laden rushes, isolated cottages and picturesque inns.

Frederic Doerflinger - Slow Boat Through England

For more information about these daily quotations see About the Quote of the Day.

Bantam Tug for Sale Has brand new wheelhouse see separate web page for details.

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